Julia Boorstin joined CNBC in May 2006 as a general assignment reporter. Later that year, she became CNBC's media and entertainment reporter working from CNBC's Los Angeles Bureau. Boorstin covers media with a special focus on the intersection of media and technology. In addition, she reported a documentary on the future of television for the network, "Stay Tuned…The Future of TV."
Boorstin joined CNBC from Fortune magazine where she was a business writer and reporter since 2000, covering a wide range of stories on everything from media companies to retail to business trends. During that time, she was also a contributor to "Street Life," a live market wrap-up segment on CNN Headline News.
In 2003, 2004 and 2006, The Journalist and Financial Reporting newsletter named Boorstin to the "TJFR 30 under 30" list of the most promising business journalists under 30 years old. She has also worked for the State Department's delegation to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and for Vice President Gore's domestic policy office.
She graduated with honors from Princeton University with a B.A. in history. She was also an editor of The Daily Princetonian.
Follow Julia Boorstin on Twitter @jboorstin.
AT&T reported a record number of iPhone activations — 5.2 million — blowing past Wall Street estimates. This is one of the last quarters when AT&T will have exclusive access to Apple's iPhone spacer, so all these new subscribers locking themselves in for a 2-year contract is a positive.
It's day five of negotiations between Cablevision and Fox and if they don't come to a resolution soon it means NO WORLD SERIES for New York and Philadelphia fans.
As News Corp's negotiations with Cablevision drag out through a fourth day, the cable company's three million customers in the tri-state area are increasingly frustrated about missing out on football. That means a big win for Verizon's FiOS fiber optic system, which is available to the very same area that's suffering with Cablevision right now.
It's day three of Cablevision and Fox's standoff over a new contract and talks broke off Monday afternoon with no progress. After negotiating in person at News Corp headquarters in midtown, Fox execs are flying back to LA, to resume talks over the phone tomorrow.
With just eight hours before Cablevision Fox's contract expires, Cablevision made a dramatic push to keep Fox's channels on the air.
Fox is refusing binding arbitration of its negotiation with Cablevision, which means Cablevision subscribers may lose Fox channels starting at 12:01am Saturday morning. This is just the latest stand-off between content creators and distributors. The questions at hand: how much is content worth? And who will fold first?
Facebook is replacing human editors on Trending Topics with an algorithm, Recode reports.
Snapchat announced a partnership with the NFL on a sponsored lens.
A Massachusetts probate court judge said Friday he has "some concerns" about how much information was being given to Sumner Redstone.
The New York Times said on Tuesday its Moscow bureau was targeted by a cyber attack this month but that there was no evidence the hackers, believed to be Russian, were successful.